Population Challenges: Can Youth Lead the Way?
World Population Day 2014 focused on youth engagement and the future of the global development agenda as the Millennium Development Goals expire next year. An all-star panel discussed the role of young people as the key to building a sustainable future. From providing appropriate sexual and reproductive health services to investment in education, especially for girls, a number of strategies for strengthening communities and achieving a range of development goals was discussed.
About the Speakers
Suzanne Ehlers, President and CEO, Population Action International
Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez, Assistant Administrator, Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations
Roger-Mark De Souza, Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, Wilson Center